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Dallas Fed's Fisher, Philadelphia Fed leaders to retire in 2015

WASHINGTON — The outspoken president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia will step down in March, shortly before the central bank is expected to raise interest rates for the first time since the recession, the regional bank said Monday.

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RadioShack sees stock jump on investment report

Fort Worth-based RadioShack saw its stock increase as much as 45 percent on Friday as investor Standard General LP said it was continuing talks on new financing for the electronics retailer.

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Fort Worth couple gets in 'Shark Tank,' comes out with deal

A Fort Worth couple who started a business when they couldn’t sleep, were the first entrepreneurs to get a deal on ABC’s Shark Tank in the season premiere on Sept. 26.

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Internal audit says EPA mismanaged Fort Worth project

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — An internal audit by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reveals the agency mismanaged an experiment using new ways to demolish asbestos-ridden buildings.

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Weatherford's Wild Mushroom to open in Fort Worth's Ridglea Village

Weatherford restaurant staple The Wild Mushroom Steak House & Lounge will be coming to Fort Worth in November, moving into the former site of Ray’s Steakhouse at to 3206 Winthrop Ave. in the Ridglea Village Shopping Center.

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American Airlines posts March traffic increase
By Betty Dillard
American Airlines traffic, capacity up slightly in March
AMR Corp., parent of American Airlines Inc. and AMR Eagle Holding Corp., reported a 1 percent increase in consolidated traffic for March on a year-over-year basis.
During March, the company boarded 9.4 million passengers.
Consolidated available seat miles or capacity rose 0.1 percent higher as compared with the same month last year.
Consolidated load factor in March was 82.7 percent, 0.7 points higher versus 81.9 percent in the same period last year.
A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge late last month approved insolvent AMR Corp.’s planned $11 billion merger with US Airways Group Inc., which will create the world’s largest airline. Fort Worth-based AMR filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in November 2011.
 
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